All posts by Susan Schrock

Leaders Celebrate Groundbreaking on $233 Million I-30/SH 360 Interchange

City, county and state leaders celebrated the groundbreaking Wednesday of the $233 million Interstate 30/State Highway 360 Interchange Project in Arlington. The interchange, designed to reduce traffic congestion on both high-volume highways and improve safety for the traveling public, is the largest Proposition 1 funded project in the state.“This is a…

Water Main Break Closes Mansfield Road at Nathan Lowe Road in South Arlington

Starting at 9 a. m. Wednesday, March 2, 2016, Mansfield Road will be closed at Nathan Lowe Road in South Arlington because of a broken 30-inch water main. The affected section of Mansfield Road, located west of Cooper Street and south of Southwest Green Oaks Boulevard, is expected to be opened by…

Water Main Repairs Close Section of Great Southwest Parkway

A section of Great Southwest Parkway north of Randol Mill Road in East Arlington will be closed to pass-through traffic for approximately 48 hours because of a water main break. City crews will allow motorists to access businesses in the 600 block of Great Southwest Parkway but traffic will not be…

Lane Closures Expected On West Green Oaks Boulevard Near Ditto Elementary

Starting Monday, February 29, 2016, motorists should expect lane closures along West Green Oaks Boulevard just south of Waterview Drive in West Arlington as crews work to replace a 42-inch water line and make pavement repairs. Two left-hand lanes of northbound and one left-hand lane of southbound West Green Oaks Boulevard near…

Volunteers Sought for Upcoming Lake Arlington Cleanup

Want to help keep Arlington beautiful? Volunteer registration is underway for the annual Lake Arlington spring cleanup. The event is scheduled from 8:30 a. m. to 11:30 a. m. Saturday, April 2, 2016, at Richard Simpson Park, 6300 W. Arkansas Lane. The goal is to improve the appearance of Lake Arlington and increase public…

Annual Statewide Warrant Roundup Begins

Got warrants? Now’s the time to pay up to avoid arrest. Arlington will join more than 300 law enforcement jurisdictions from across the state for the annual Great Texas Warrant Roundup, which begins Friday, February 19, 2016 and runs through Sunday, March 13, 2016. The roundup is designed to target thousands of individuals with…

Longtime Public Works Leader Announces Retirement

Keith Melton, Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation director since 2011, has announced his retirement. During his 32-year career with the city, Melton played a major role in transportation planning and mobility improvements that benefited not only Arlington but the Dallas-Fort Worth region. Melton’s accomplishments include overseeing the creation and implementation of  Traffic…

City Uses Pre-Chlorinated Pipe Bursting Method To Replace Aging Water Mains

A neighborhood water main replacement project typically means weeks of noisy construction equipment, torn up streets and intermittent water shut offs for affected residents. But that may be a thing of the past for Arlington neighborhoods thanks to an alternative water main replacement technique known as pre-chlorinated pipe bursting that is…